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donald the worst of sandy. rain and strong winds they were here but nothing compared to what they saw in new jersey. we will show you how close we came to a direct hit on this friday november 2nd. good morning i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. we have a little bit of a break but it was kelly and gray. >> feels like a typical fall day. and lynette this is a good thing right? >> well depends on who you ask. if you ask my facebook friends, they are not liking it at all. so today, it's going to be better. we will look at maryland's most powerful radar. things are drying out. yesterday we had drizzle around and showers and in a lot of spots. today driver and we will get a few more peeks of sunshine. i will show you what i am talking about once you look at satellite and radar. stepping out the door dry times we are dealing with partly cloudy skies right now. this time yesterday, more clouds around and they stuck around throughout the day. stepping out the door this morning the only difference is that it is cold this morning. make sure to have the coat as you head out the door. le
where people are struggling to dig out after sandy. >> an entire community wiped out by sandy. a massive fire broke out in queens at the same time the storm hit and now those are seeing the destruction for the first time. we're going to take you there. thanks so much for joining us. i'm megan pringle. charlie is on a special assignment. in the meantime i know a lot of you are finally saying, okay, we are gone with sandy and now what is next, maybe some sunshine so we can dry out and clean out. let's find out. we're going to send it over to meteorologist lynn net charles. >> we see that see a couple of light showers trike to work their way into carroll county and frederick county. we are dry looking at some snow towards the west. that will continue as we go throughout the day. we will be cold once again this morning. make sure you have that coat. we can see emmittsburg coming in at 42 degrees, 44 at perry hall and glen burnie. check out that hour by hour forecast for you as you plan. we're waking up around 6:00 this morning, that temperature at 44 degrees. we will be under mostly cloudy s
:00 central on abc. . >> cool and cloudy conditions as sandy pulls out of here. >> it's overcheming to see this turn out. overwhelming i've never seen it. >> folks excited for election day. hear why they couldn't wait to make a decision. >> there's no magic bullet. >> no magic bull lelt but there is a method to the madness. . >> right now we want to start with a look out the back window. why so dreary today? . >> will it clear up for tomorrow. we'll check in with with wyatt everhart. >> those cloudy conditions courtesy of sandy. it's mostly a hit or miss patch of drizzle overnight but we're clearing out nicely. still some clouds sweeping into our state from that system and again just a patch or two of drizzle but we're seeing clearing to the south and west. with that we'll cool down tonight. in the 40s now in rock hall. in the overnight, getting chillier than that, i think we could be down to 37 by daybreak. don't forget to check out the a bc two news weather app. . >> thanks wyatt. you want to know how important this election is, we're going to take you to randall's town. >> long
earlier this week due to the storm. the airport is back up and running as normal. sandy caused thousands of flight cancellations to and from destinations along the east coast. laguardia will reopen this morning. it suffered major flooding from sandy and both runways will be open for business. travelers are being asked to contact the the airline. >>> coming up, a man becomes a human hood ornament in a parking lot, this all over a fight for a parking spot. we'll tell you about the charges the driver faces. >> and a zombie expert giving tips on how to prepare for a zombie pandemic, he says it's going to happen so we'll hear what he has to say when we come back. >>> we have some health news for you this morning. a new study questions the use of drugs for pregnant women who may be experiencing symptoms of depression. this report looked at more than 100 studies on certain antidepressants, things like paxil, zoloft, lexapro, and they found that they increased the risk of miscarriage, early delivery and neurological problems in babies. pregnant women need to talk it to their doctor if they're ta
. >> reporter: sandy, what's left, still impacting us with the chilly temperatures, spinning rain and the gray sykes sykes -- gray skies, thank you sandy. the back side of the system. now centered well north of new york and outside the united states. the wrap around flow still bringing in the showers, clouds and basically just less than desirable weather. see a few spits of rain. watch out for the slick road. hour by hour we will look for a few showers going off to drizzle by midnight and will go down to 37 or so first thing tomorrow. that will be chilly. dress warm as you head out the door. we he will talk about how it'll change slightly for the weekend. look where it may rank all time among hurricanes. >> thank you. thousands of our neighbors would still be under their blankets tonight as the power company continues to work to get their lights back on. officials say they expect to have all of the customers have their power back on tomorrow night but in the meantime there are still plenty of downed wires. >> sandy hit new jersey shore harder than almost anywhere else and the president and
brings a weapon to school. >>> tending -- sending though those affected by hurricane sandy. >>> first, an update to the breaking news we first brought you at 5:00. a runner is raped on her morning run. cheryl conner has more from fells point. >> reporter: as we go into the weekend, the police said a rapist is on the run. a victim was jogging between 5 and 7 a.m. in fells point when a man pulled her into a dark area and raped her. he was armed with a knife. a friend of the woman called police a short team later. >> all we know is the suspect was an adult male, possibly wearing a mask and armed with a knife. i don't have a race or height. the reason, the victim is going through a very tough time. >> reporter: anthony guglielmi said they're working with the victim. they hope to relee on surveillance cameras. there are number in the area and all we know about the suspect at this point, an adult male, possibly wearing a mask and armed with a knife. we'll bring you the very latest at 11 and on abc2news.com. we're live at police headquarters, cheryl conner, abc2 news. >>> we no longer have s
-up for hurricane sandy claims another life. i'm cheryl connor with details of a man who died white cut down a tree. >>> sandy is still sending cooler temperatures in ore area. >>> are you trying to figure out what do with all the halloween candy. why not serve our troops overseas. >>> tonight, we may never look at a leaning tree the same again. >> a contractor removing trees in annapolis was killed when a tree fell on him. this is just a horrible story. >>reporter: yeah, absolute awful. he had experience on the job. he was cleaning up after hurricane sandy, just as so many people in the area are doing. a friend called it a freak accident, one his son had to watch. >>reporter: there's absolute hear ache in saint margarets. family and friends gather in a front lawn waiting for their loved one's body to be taken off property. >> just kills me. >>reporter: this man says his friend, 50-year-old santiago lopez were working along side other men, trimming trees damaged by hurricane sandy. they were in the back of this house when lopez was hit by a tree and died instantly. . >> it was an accident. terrible
of hurricane sandy in salisbury. look at this, crews there working to rescue people from water logged homes. that city is one of many swamped by the super storm's heavy rains and the river like waters even unearthed a couple caskets. this happened at a cemetery in crisfield. those corpses remained in the caskets. >>> the death toll from sandy is up now to four here in our state. it turns out that a contractor working on tree removal in annapolis was killed when one of those trees fell on top of him. it happened yesterday afternoon. another man died earlier this week when a tree fell on his house. the other two deaths were related to car crashes and sandy. >>> as cleanup continues in new york and new jersey, we are receiving incredible videos, search and recovery videos in the efforts of this disaster zone. this is video there helicopter 23 over staten island new york. it's named after 23 new york city police officers who lost their lives on september 11th. the crew performed a rooftop rescue in a flooded neighborhood. they helped five adults and a child trapped get out of their house. >>> a
develop into your weekend. >> thank you. the clean up from sandy continues in new york and new jersey. >> brandy hitt is in lower manhattan with almost no power. >> reporter: three days after sandy made landfall thousands of families in hobeken are still trapped by floodwaters. >> it's really scary. we don't have that much food. we spared a little bit. >> reporter: while national guard rescues people stranded here fires continue to burn further south where homes have been flattened. >> you hear the gas, for days,. >> reporter: it's gone in to the streets because crews can't reach the area to turn it off. >> you never really expected this to be this bad. >> reporter: help and relief is being delivered but frustration is growing. at howard beach entire working class neighborhoods have been destroyed and people feel they have been forgotten. >> i have -- red cross, salvation army, fema, nobody. >> reporter: it'll take weeks to recover from the destruction and parts of new york city are still paralyzed. some subway service has returned and it was announced that power will be restored
't as affected as the new jersey and long island coast from sandy so there's a lot to work with on this. the details we're style ironing out but it's going to have significant impacts on areas that really don't need it right now . >>> at the school cafeteria in vent ner, much more than lunch was served today. >> this is really nice, like, i'm -- i -- i was in tears coming and seeing all the stuff that people donated, like, this is so nice. >> so many residents returned home from evacuating to find most of their belongings destroyed by flood water. sidewalks are piled high with ruined possessions as home own rsers now face another deadline. >> we're going to try to safe what we can and, yes, beat the clock before the next one coming through. >> the next one as in storm, a nor'easter brewing that forecasters say could bring #50 mile-per-hour winds and coastal floogd, not exactly what water logged people here want to hear. >> i'm really worried about it because it seem that is this town has a tough time moving -- moving the water out, and even routine storms tend to make this a little bit,
week out there -- out there. you have the cold weather behind sandy that dominated the news well past wednesday. a lot of people are in the dark. >> i that i lot of people are he had ay for warmer temperatures and maybe some sunshine. if we can dream. >> lynette. >> right. i might be able to do one of those for you. and that's the sunshine. and a little more sunshine into the weekend but we will stay cold. sandy shifted the weather pattern. remember before sandy we were in indian summer temperatures in the 70s. not so much. we are coming in below that. very cold mornings now coming in at 38 degrees in owings mills and we are also going to be seeing 37 in reisterstown right now and that will continue even over into west friendship. you need the big coat this morning and make sure to dress your kids that way. dress yourself that way. and as you head out the door this morning because we are going to be feeling it. picking up where we left off from yesterday and the day before that. maryland's most powerful radar is dry. this is going to be the change of the day. yes, we have had plenty o
are without power. >> and baltimore is lepping a hand to new jersey in the aftermath of sandy. we are sending two ambulances and a total of five emergency responders. the crews showed up before four at public training safety academy on northern parkway to pack up with emergency supplies. they are going to atlantic city new jersey. they expect to spend the next seven to ten days helping victims. >> three hour ride, really hits home. it's how close sandy came to hitting us. charlie took that ride north to show us how lucky we are. >> reporter: charlie with you here. reporting in atlantic city. it took the full force of sandy and we are here to give you the idea of how maryland was spared from this monster storm and who better than someone who rode it out here in atlantic city. john is with us here. i'm assuming you and your wife maybe rode it out from a couple floors up. >> of course. kitchen, bedroom, floors,. >> reporter: -- everybody says get out, get out. people can't get in. >> there was a couple things. we have our own generator. we had power. we had the gas companies, always working.
hospitals are doing to put victims' minds at ease. >> and a look at sandy from a different point of view. before and after shots of the monster storm you do not want to miss on this friday, november 2nd good morning. i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. thanks for joining us. finally friday if there was a week when we were blade glad to see it -- glad to see it this is it. >> one person who deserves a break from the week is lynette charles are you happy it's friday? >> if you go to my facebook page, woo ha all righty. let's talk about what's going on. we are hoping for sunshine but as we look at maryland's most powerful radar we are nice and dry for the most part. let's zoom in to some areas. the only area really that is looking at snow and this is in pennsylvania right now. you get a little mixture there. but all in all, basically dry and we will get the clouds mixing in with the sunshine going throughout the day. be prepared fothat. also, be prepared for cold conditions once again this morning. chestertown is at 42 right now. and as we go into towson we are at 40 and hickory at
burned as sandy raged. >> now people are returning to sift through what is left of their lives. and our new york station, wabc was there. >> reporter: the floodwater isn't the only thing sinking in here. >> the people in this neighborhood are devastated. >> reporter: soap is the magnitude of the clean-up. from bal harbour, homes are filled with the smell of diesel fuel to the smoke in breezy point. new yorkers are trying to come to grips with the long road ahead. >> just where the kids grew up. it is the only, only house they have ever known. >> reporter: tom duffy one of the new yorkers, sifting through the rubble with his hands. carefully turning over charred pieces of what was part of his life. the family home here in breezy point, one of more than 100, leveled, by the fire. >> i can't believe, just, two month as go we were down here. it's crazy. >> what do you do when this is what you are coming home to, where do you start? when you are trying to rebuild. you start small. grab what you can. what the fire didn't take. and then come together. something that the governor expressed as h
has sandy changed the race? >>> and the video going viral you've got to see. a toddler in tears because she's just had it with the election. >>> good morning. i'm sunny hostin, in for paula faris. >> and i'm rob nelson. good morning, everybody. we begin with the latest in sandy's aftermath. the storm is now being blamed for at least 74 deaths. more than 6 million people are without power, spread throughout 15 states. >> natural gas fires are burning in or threatening several communities, particularly in new jersey. and another airport, new york's la guardia, reopens today with limited service. >> inching towards normalcy. >>> in new york this morning, more signs of life getting back to routine. the city's massive subway system is roaring back to life. except in hard-hit manhattan. >> more power is being restored to that area, as well. that's where we find abc's mark greenblatt once again this morning. good morning, mark. >> reporter: good morning to you. right now, the death toll from hurricane sandy stands at a grisly 74. and over in new jersey, there's a looming threat ona and
. >> and i'm rob nelson. we begin this friday with some powerful images, all from sandy's aftermath. first up, people waiting hours for gasoline. long lines. this one, in long island, new york. efforts to resupply the region are now taking top priority. >> in new jersey, a brand-new opening in the barrier island on which the devastated community of seaside heights. testimony to the storm's power. >> and a woman surveying what is left of her new jersey home. the wreckage there, like a bomb went off. >>> amid all the devastation, there are incremental steps towards normalcy being made. limited amtrak service resumes today along the heavily-traveled northeast corridor. >> crews in manhattan are trying to make good on a promise to restore all power by tomorrow. on top of that, three navy ships, loaded with supplies, arrived here in new york later today. all of this adds up, of course, to a difficult situation. as abc's tahman bradley now shows us. >> reporter: sandy may be gone. but frustration in parts of new york is growing. >> we're going to die. we're going to freeze. we have 90-year-old peop
. >> helping those still struggling after sandy, the efforts underway for people living in chrisfield. >> a vote of no confident for an area police chief, the motivation behind the measure. first, tonight, arrest in harford county after cyber police track down a man with a virtual library of child porn. >> as jeff hager reports, maryland state police discovered hundreds of downloaded movies and dvds at the home in forest hill. >> the suspect may have thought he was operating from the privacy of his own home here on isaac's way in forest hill. when a trooper with the maryland state police computer crimes unit spotted child pornography offered on the internet, the trap was set. >> made contact, downloaded the files that were ultimately viewed and demmed to be child pornography. >> police traced the computer to this home, where the investigation quickly focused upon 25 year old nicholas cuker, his parents claim he is autistic. he claimed a friend viewed the porn months ear490 separate files depicting under age boys and some downloaded a week before the raid on the house. there is no evid
everybody. that is what's making news on local es crews are on the way to help victims of sandy. >>> big corporations to people like us, everybody is rallying around the people who lost everything in the storm. how you can help, too. >>> the big day, 2012 election is here, a number of issues for you to decide, everything you need to know before heading to the polls on this monday, november 5th. i'm charley crowson. >> i'm megan pringle. hope you had a great weekend. thank you for joining us. before we get to all the news of the day, we will get to weather. another storm is coming. >>> yes. another storm is coming, coming as we go in to wednesday. today is going to be fine, tuesday fines get out and make sure you cast your vote. we are dealing with temperatures at 36 degrees glenn el. frederick 39. bel air 36. a light north westerly breeze at 5- 7 miles an hour. these will be picking up throughout the day. also, with the cold temperatures, dealing with freeze warnings until 8:00. we can see as we lack over in to carroll county, we are dealing this around frederick county, baltimo
since sandy struck. and a new storm is just days away. >>> moment of impact. a train barreling into a tanker truckloaded with liquid, and a camera right there to capture it all. >>> and humor in hard times, moments made famous during sandy from "saturday night live." >>> good morning, everyone. and we begin this monday, election eve, with the final few hours of campaign 2012. a daunting schedule of stops in a down to the wire race. >> finally, it is here. >> finally. >> one day left in his fight to the finish and the candidates will focus on the handful of states expected to decide the outcome. we have team coverage this morning. tahman bradley is in boston but t.j. winick starts it off from the windy city of chicago. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. well, election day may not be until tomorrow, but 27 million americans have already cast their votes. a sign how close the obama campaign believes this could be, the president appeared in new hampshire which only has four electoral votes. >> we're no longer relevant now. we're props because what's happen
morning maryland. >> he said i want to go home. i told him. >> the devastation caused by sandy is taking an emotional toll on a father. >> all right. so much coming up for you on this friday november 2nd good morning i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. thanks for joining us. we have seen it sandy may be gone but she is having a huge impact not just here but other places. >> recovery is taking place and it's going to take quite a while in a number of areas. the scenes are all too familiar long lines and people waiting for gas and public transportation and still with no power or clean water in the northeast. >> let's go out to renee marsh live this morning in new york city. >> reporter: we are in midtown manhattan there's power but 25 blocks from here, people in lower manhattan, they are still in the dark. four days after super storm sandy tempers are high. >> we are going to die. you don't understand you got to get your trucks here on this corner. now. >> reporter: new york senator chuck schumer met this woman while touring a water logged neighborhood. >> this is the wo
's a new storm coming to the area slammed by sandy. as a nor'easter bears down, free gas causes chaos. beer company delivers water. and how they're dealing with that dangling crane. >>> the rescue caught on tape. a hiker trapped for three days by sandy's record snowfall. he thought that he was near the end when rescuers risking their own lives, found him in his socks. >>> and party foul. pippa middleton defends herself against critics of her new book. on party planning. some calling it a royal embarrassment. >>> happy sunday to everyone at home. the final sunday before election day. it's hard to believe that this campaign has been going on for nearly two years now and now we're down to the last two days. the voters are already starting to have their say. take a look at these long lines for early voting. in many states. who has the edge? george stephanopoulos will be here to discuss it all. >> it's the big question. we got the smartest guy in the business. >>> coming up, also, in the northeast, this election is playing out against the backdrop utterly scrambled by sandy. now, new jersey will
on the heels of superstorm sandy's devastation. we are on the ground in the hardest hit communities. >>> and, biting apple. lukewarm sales for the new ipad mini. stock prices crumbling to a five-month low. are competitors finally getting the best of the house that jobs built? >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 7th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. well, as the happy obama family flew back to washington today, a few conservative pundits observed that if only america had the same demographics as it did under ronald reagan, mitt romney would have won. yes. and if jonie loves chachi was still in primetime, people wouldn't laugh at my parachute pants. the country is changing in waves. and what last night taught us is that the party that knows how to ride those waves wins. here's my co-anchor, terry moran. >> reporter: america awakened to a new political reality this morning. >> what happened? >> i was wrong. >> reporter: so were a lot of republicans. >> i so wish that i had been
>>> and the measures take ton prevent long lines at the gas pump. >>> people suffering from sandy. how can you make a difference. all the details on that this morning. >> thank you for joining us. >>> i'm megan pringle. >> i'm charley crowson. >>> and lynette says we could see big things in the forecast. >> we'll start to have that warming trend. we're drying out nicely. the most powerful radar has the sweeps on. not a lot to scan. we will be cold this morning. we should be at 39. across the area. and 36 degrees. we have the winds out of the north. that's the name of the game. and 35 degrees and this is what we can expect as we head through the day. look at the sunshine that we'll receive. it is still cold out. as we go into lunchtime, 53 degrees and 56. not cold any more. and by tomorrow temperatures will be above average. good morning. >> good morning. >> i'm looking forward to that. >> if you are traveling, we are dealing with problems now. we have a tree blocking route 7 at 543. you will want to stick with 40. as we look at 95 at route 43. everything moving along as you head
of hurricane sandy and were on hand helping families impacted by the nor'easter. meanwhile there are about 50 union employees who support blood drive operation. their contract negotiations have stalled. we're told that the wages are the major stick point. this notice couldn't have come at a worse time. >> we lost 370 blood drives. 12,000 units of blood have gone uncollected. it's not the time nor the place to be notifying us of an intent to strike. >> if they don't reach an agreement by november 16th, they will walk. they have some 900 union employees who will help out. >>> you will be spending an awful lot of time at the mall and holiday shopping makes you feel hungry but are those food courts a clean place to grab a bite? >> you expect food court restaurants to be clean but we wanted to know for sure. tonight at 1 1-rbgs abc2 news -- 11, abc2 news investigators take you inside the malls. we looked at records to see if any have pests that want to show -- share your food. >> rodent and roach infestations, generally doesn't cause major public health problems, other than gross. >> it's just gro
today people up and down the east coast were dealing with the worst of sandy. >> the storm is gone but people are feeling the impact. we will show you how thecleaning efforts are going. >> $30 a gallon is how much some people are paying in the wake of sandy. why the high prices are not bothering anyone. >> november 6th is election day but thanks to sandy not all polling places are ready for the crowds. will those living in the places destroyed by the storm get a chance to vote?>> reporter: everything is up to speed on 97 just south of the beltway. i will let you know what traffic looks like on 95 and 83 coming up on good morning maryland. you are looking live at new york's times square where cleanup following sandy continues in manhattan and also new jersey. we will have all the details coming up on good morning maryland. >>> piffles garbage to the growing list of problems facing people affected by sandy. this is what it likes like in in staten island. in some cases it is difficult for volunteers to deliver food, water and other needed supplies. >>> and when it comes to that cleanu
to new york to get a look at the damage caused by sandy. >> he made a tour in marine1 before he went down on staten island. >> reporter: up close and personal look at the devastation for the president of the united states. the damage on hard hit staten island is everywhere. what you can't see is the internal struggle so many new yorkers are facing. >> i had the opportunity to give some hugs and give thoughts and prayers to the moore family. they lost two young sons during the course of this tragedy. >> reporter: the president said the federal government will be part of the rebuilding process. new york governor is requesting $30 billion in aid. >> there is still a lot of clean up to do. people still need emergency help. they still need heat. they still need power. they still need food. they still need shelter. >> reporter: progress is being made on staten island but at a snail's pace. >> we don't know anything right now. >> reporter: the national guard is a sifting with clean up but the long time residents want to know when the help will come. >> we need shelter. we need heat. we
said a 53-degree shiest in temperature -- shiest shift in temperatures along with hurricane sandy caused a breach in the ground. >> there's a hole in one of the old lines. where they found the break was in the bottom. evidently over the years it has been working and working and working and spinally got to -- finally got to this point. >> reporter: traffic was diverted to both interstate 95 and route one. >> an inconvenience having to come 95 to havre de grace and get off way up on the hill and come into town. >> reporter: locals say the detour only cost them about 10 minutes. mayor dougherty said even though it impacted the morning commute, motorists took it in stride. >> no complaints. >> reporter: for all of the inconvenience for commuters. it appears the water main break had no impact on any of the residents in the area. no one lost water service. reporting in havre de grace, jeff hager, abc2 news. >>> workers completed their work a few hours taig and the -- ago and the road has been reopened. >>> a water main break in the city closed an elementary school. water started gushing
to cover, sandy still the big story. thousands of people in new jersey still trapped in their homes and the cleanup is only just beginning in some of the hardest hit areas. we're hearing that the death toll has risen in new york city and of course a lot of people are still devastated by the fires. they can't go anywhere, and water conservation also a huge issue. let's head live to hoboken where we see remay marsh. >>> the national guard are still on stand by, yesterday they rescued people trapped inside their house, but this morning some good news. that contaminated flood water in this area is all gone. >> it's been three days since super storm sandy bore down on the east coast, but recovery is just beginning. governor chris christie of new jersey is asking for patience. >> i need you to have patience as i'm trying to get all these things done. >> christie accompanied president obama on a tour of storm damage yesterday. the president said americans go through tough times, but always bounce back. >> my commitment to the people on this block, the people in this community, and the peop
point, pittsburgh, detroit. it's not going to end. sandy, what's left of it, large area of low pressure spinning over canada continuing to usher in chilly air. a couple showers here, nothing much in the way of precipitation but this northwesterly wind will continue. that brings that chilly air in out of can did turning progressively colder each night headed through the weekend and that sets the stage for potentiacoastal snowstorm. wouldn't be anything like sandy here. more your typical nor'easter. two potential paths, one could take it out to sea. rob and sunny, back to you. >> say it ain't so. >>> new york officials are facing criticism for going forward with the new york marathon this sunday despite the devastation left behind by sandy. the actual course through the city's five boroughs suffered little damage. runners will arrive by bus or ferry to the starting line in staten island and traces of the storm have already been cleared from the finish line in central park. mayor miael bloomberg defended the decision to hold the race. >> by sunday we'll have electricity back downtown. that
at the very last minute. ♪ let's hear it for new jersey >>> the stars rise up for sandy survivors. emotional tributes by country stars last night at the cmas. and heart wrenching moments on stage from the boss. his message for all the victims of the storm. ♪ rise up come on, rise up ♪ >>> good morning, everyone. and some real drama from bruce springsteen. what an emotional tribute to his home state. there he is, singing "city of ruins." new jersey hit so hard by this storm. and bruce springsteen, obviously, so moved. >> you can tell. >> it sure does. >>> robin's home recovering. hope she's doing well this morning. amy robach is here. >> thanks so much. and the toll of the devastation of sandy is becoming more and more clear with the pictures this morning. at least 92 dead. 3.8 million customers out of power. and here's the tough part. power could be out for weeks for so many. that is a tough situation. >> it sure is. a lot of people just don't know. >>> and so many people separated from their pets during the storm, are now being reunited. we have stunning pictures from the new york aquar
that could make things interesting -- the impact of the hurricane sandy. mentioned that. provisional ballots may make it impossible to know a winner tuesday late night. >> in ohio. >> several states. >> ballot printing errors, machine errors, in some states as well. then citizen poll watchers, vowing to be on both side. may add to confusion. so, there are a lot of variables out there on tuesday that could make things, turn election night into weeks of uncertainty. it appears over, but maybe not. stay tuned. >>> maybe by thanksgiving we could be thankful it is over. make sure you stay with abc news for complete coverage of the presidential elects. >> diane sawyer and george stephanopoulos in our times square election headquarters and our team will be out in force for what we said could be a very long night, fasten your seatbelts, america. >>> now we turn to the latest on sandy's aftermath. the storm is now being blamed for more than 100 deaths. most of those in new york state. more than a million homes and businesses still have no power, now it has been nearly a week in the dark. and the situ
. >>> sandy and mother nature throws in a new twist. we'll tell you about that today. good morning, maryland. >> thank you for joining us. a dreary day t breaks your heart. >> we missed the storm and the force of that storm but it is cold out there. >>> we dodged another bullet. >> we had rain showers through the overnight. and as of now things are dying out. we see a few showers. starting out with clouds and we'll have clearing and with this we're cold with the temperatures below average at 37 degrees. bowie at 39. more in rockville. here is the planner. we'll stay cold and by lunchtime the temperature at 49 degrees. we'll see more sunshine in the forecast. let's check the time saver traffic with lauren cook. >> we're dealing with a massive water main break. and charles street from penn station to 20th street. many other roads that intersect will be closed. some of them will clue landville street. use alvert to get around. no word -- will include landville street. use alvert to get around. no delays on the jfx. we look at 695, everything is looking along. and no problem getting to 795. no d
for you to get one. >> and we head to atlantic city the new jersey coast took the brunt of sandy's rathe now the question is lornt they -- whether or not they want to rebuild. those stories on this friday november 2nd. good morning i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. we know sandy kept you indoors on monday and tuesday so a lot of you have work to do here's lynette charles. >> improving conditions by the weekend. people want sunshine and you will get sunshine by the weekend and a few peeks in here for today as well. so a sun cloud mix look at maryland's most powerful radaras of now and we are dealing with dry skies and as we check out temperatures though this is a different story. we are still going to be very cold just like we were yesterday. the day before that. and the temperature in ellicott city at 40 degrees right now. and those winds on the light side out of the west at 7 milesan hour in ellicott city and they will pick up as we go throughout the day. fredericks temperature at 39 and last stop on the temperature tour in catonsville at 41 and this is what to expect as you
and new york affected by sandy. >> parts are getting rain and snow, thousands had power restored from the last storm. now it is out again. >> and we're live at statten island. many people need relief. they have received none. emily. >> good morning. can you see behind me we have several inches of snow here and in the northeast it is recovering from standee. this latest dose of what is winter weather is the last thing anyone needed. >> the region is reeling from sandy a nor'easter delivers another blow. >> it is testing the resolve of my state. >> it wounded the northeast with snow and winds gusting at 16 miles an hour. and the home was damaged. the new storm is pushing him to the limit. >> everything that i own is here i'm trying to save it. >> yesterday new york mayor urged those in low lying areas to go some place safer. >> there could be major flooding in spots already eroded by sandy. and the difference here is that the barriers of sand or rock that were there before. perhaps are not there. >> and the storm is creating a potentially deadly situation for those without power and
storm sandy? where are they, we have one story to make your life. if you don't like football, you'll be watching this, the american music awards on abc and we will tell you who is up for what when we come right back. >>> and you will be watching us at 11:00. clear and cool and calm across the state and down to the south we do find rain, i'm meteorologist mike mazza and how about the seven-day forecast forecast coming up in the news at 6:30. >>> better cell phone service and when we need it the most, no drop outs and lost messages. charlie shoemer says super storm sandy dialed this up when people needed it the most and he is out to make sure it doesn't happen again. >> the goal is simple that no matter was the disaster there's uninterrupted cell phone service for the first responders and the citizens that lost power and need food and need to report fire and need to communicate. >> what the senator wants to do get in touch with the fcc to have backup emergency power sources to prevent mass out ages in the future. >>> the pets left homeless after super storm sandy, tens of thousands
, five days post-sandy. and federal relief is finally arriving for the people of staten island. i was out there this week. and the damage is astonishing. biblical, really. two images i'll never forget. a jacuzzi in the trees. look at that. and i met a guy whose house was picked up and moved across the street. you're going to see it when the camera turns here. his house was there. and now, it's there. >> parts of the city really look like a war zone this week. >>> also, look at this. these are food lines in manhattan. hundreds of new yorkers, waiting for something to eat. for many, it's the first hot meal they've had in days. new jersey is still crippled, as well. there's endless lines for gas. with only half of the gas stations in new jersey and new york, rationing is going into effect. >>> but the news is not all bad. atlantic city's 12 casinos are reopening. and the mayor of newark, new jersey, cory booker, letting storm victims crash at his house. >> he always seems to be at the right place at the right time. good for cory booker. >>> we also have something adorable for you this mornin
happened in other neighborhoods like queens you can see just how powerful sandy could be. and sherrie johnson is here with more on new video and how that community went up in flames. how are they doing this morning? >> not too good. they're hanging in there. people in a flooded beach front neighborhood on the outskirts of new york city returned home to find fire had taken everything the water had not. a huge fire destroyed homes in the close knit community of breezy point in queens. families tried to salvage whatever they could find. melted bicycles, charred dolls, blackened chairs were scattered around the area with small fires still burning as families searched for their belongings, fire search and rescue teams searched for anyone who may have disappeared in the fire. firefighters, police and first responders lost many people on 9/11. right now they're trying to come together to support one another. >> it -- things like this happen in missouri. they happen in california. they don't happen here. this is not supposed to happen here. it's terrible. >> now fire officials say that the fi
and sandy's misery stretches on. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with bill weir and cynthia mcfadden in new york city, and terry moran in tom's river, new jersey, this is a special edition of "nightline," the perfect storm. october 31st, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran and i'm in tom's river, new jersey, one of the hard-hit communities on the water in this state. the water that superstorm andy hurled against the atlantic seaboard from maryland, all the way up to new york city and beyond. so many communities utterly devastated. you can see this kind of scene, as you see behind me, mile after mile on this coast. and two days after landfall now, the problems are piling up. the death toll now at 74. there's reports of an oil spill and now, a dangerous new threat in many communities, the ruptured gas lines in town after town. you can hear the hissing, you can smell the dangerous gas in the air. and the threat of explosions and fires is growing by the minute. morning broke on the jersey shore and the sun came out for the first time since the storm. and in the su
and helping those impacted by sandy. we're live showing you how can you lend a hand to those in the state reeling from the massive storm. that's ahead on this friday, november 9th. >>> you want to make plans then you have to know what the weather will be like. >> we're checking by with a check of the forecast. >> i like to plan for the weekend. >> you do that during the week. >> exactly. >>> this what we have the power radar now, not a lot. we have all the sweeps on. we're scanning the skies. get out there and enjoy. now how will you dress? that's the question. clarksville's temperature coming in at 36 degrees. we're cold this morning not as cold as we have been but make sure you bundle up as you head out the door. and the winds out of the northwest at 5 miles per hour. and a bit of an improvement and a wind chill. and coming in at 40 right now. as we head throughout the day. this is what you can expect by lunchtime. let's get a check of traffic. >> we're dealing with the effects of the water main break. and north charles street from penn station to 21stst street. it will take time to fix
story dominating the news for the past week, hurricane sandy and the devastation left in its wake. and the desire to do something to help. so all day today, disney and abc have been raising money to help those who need it most. we kicked it off this morning with a telethon on "gma" ands of right now viewers tr erers cont staggering amount $15.3 million, which including $3 million from sam sung. call the number on the screen. we hope you will. we turn to the election. terry moran on the trail with president obama today and joins us from iowa. good evening, terry. 11 cities in three days. >> reporter: that's right, the final lap. and this is the final time barack obama will ever do this. this is his last political campaign and the last rally and so tonight this cold iowa air is thick with emotion and nostalgia and edged with a bit of anxiety about what will happen tomorrow. you talk to the obama people, they express kind of gritty, grim, even, confidence. they think they'll get it done. but they know this time so different from the last time. it's not about inspiration, it's about p
million less than the year before. >>> in the wake of superstorm sandy people have reached out. >> scammers using superstorm sandy as an opportunity to pull a fast one. >> we lost everything. >> reporter: for people hit hardest by superstorm sandy it will take years to rebuild. her damage will make it here soon enough. conmen who experts say will start peddling cars. they may look fine in the present, it their past you should worry about. cars flooded in sandy's wake has seen plenty of waters. these ones from new york sat in it for days. we've seen cars flooded out here too. thanks to massive water main breaks in baltimore city. all of these could eventually make their way to you. >> we've seen this sort of behavior in the past. >> reporter: frank runs the national insurance crime brewer. a group created to track fraud from the industry. he said so far member have tracked at least 50,000 vin numbers from cars damaged by sandy. that's for fewer than katrina but still significant. because thousands of flood cars could end up on market and you'll know they're secret. in maryland
sandy slammed the east coast with terrifying force. >> people are trying to find a place to eat and stay warm, and on this election day, how they'll be able to vote. >> reporter: 8 days after hurricane sandy, still no power or eat, thousands are bracing for freezing cold temperatures. this staten island man wonders how he will survive in the bitter cold. >> i know the cold weather is coming, and we are concerned about that. >> reporter: shelters are set up across the new york tristate area. clothes, food,ing and blankets are being handed out to those in need. many are thankful to have escaped with their lives. >> we're alive, my whole family is alive, and god will get us through this. >> reporter: the u.s. marines have stepped in, helping out with the cleanup. abc has also done it part, raising almost $17 million and rising for its day of giving fund-raiser. some say getting the power back on is taking too long. >> i am angry, to say that i am frustrated, disappointed would be the understatement of the decade. >> reporter: long lines of cars still wrap around gas stations waiting for
, with the election taking place tomorrow, we wanted to find out how people affected by the storm of sandy, what they will do about the vote. >> reporter: voting is on my mind, even though i'm living in the mess. i am who i am. >> is voting the last thing on your mind? >> it's not really -- i'm not making it a problem. i'm going to get to my poll. >> hopefully it's current where my poll is registered. i want to vote. the death toll reached 179, including 110 in the u.s. 47 in new york. >>> there is no good place for a boa constrictor to surprise you. >> we will tell you where they found the uninvited guest as good morning maryland begins at 5:00 right now. >>> to expand gaming or not, that's the question facing voters when they head to the polls tomorrow. a refresher of what it could mean for you. >> it took a late game come back but the ravens take care of business in cleveland. >> teams are meeting baltimore and helping victims of hurricane sandy. >>> i hope you had a great weekend, and got to enjoy the sunshine yesterday, enjoy it today. things are changing. >> here is lynette with a look of
all seen the video and pictures of the aftermath of hurricane sandy. from new jersey to new york city in the north to right here in maryland and garrett county. damage from wind, water and snow is causing huge problems and upsetting many lives. areas that were spared got hit the hardest here in maryland. threefeet of snow block roads and trapping people in their homes. the county put out calls for help. many answered. >> we were prepared both internally and with external assets to be prepared for a direct hit. blessing is we did not receive that. now we are able to use some of our own resources to help others. >> baltimore city sent ems crews to new jersey. the crews handled more than 40 calls in just 12 hours. >>> a few hours up 95 tonight millions of people are still without electricity and heat. at least 105 deaths are being blamed on hurricane sandy. the storm is forcing the city to break with tradition in solidarity. >> hurricane sandy has claimed another casualty. the new york city marathon has been canceled. >> it was clear this was not going to be a celebration of new york. it
, i'm juju chang. in the five days since superstorm sandy ravaged the east coast, those caught in its path are still reeling from the magnitude of the crisis. we now know the storm took the lives of at least 105 people, and caused an estimated $50 billion in damage and knocked out power to 8.5 million initially and 3.6 million people still remain in the dark tonight. and late today, in new york city, the largest marathon in the world was canceled for the first time ever in its 42-year history, following days of outrage at the specter of precious resources being deployed away from relief efforts. not far from the starting blocks for the marathon, staten island is a wasteland of destruction. >> within seconds, my street was getting flooded with water. >> reporter: jennifer has been staying at this hilton garden inn since the storm forced her to evacuate. >> they didn't have jackets, they didn't have nothing. we had nothing for them, no diapers, we just literally ran for our lives. >> reporter: she's not alone. the hotel is packed with families, all displaced by sandy's rath. normally th
to you. >> hard to believe one week ago we were bracing for the impact of super storm sandy. >> the storm is gone but the damage isn't going anywhere, emergency workers from maryland are making a drive to new jersey to do all they can. >> linda so is live with more on how local ems crews are pitching in with a relief efforts. >> they left an hour ago, from the fire department, arundel county, a short briefing this morning, before they hit the road at 5:45, they should be getting to newark, new jersey by 9:00. the 12 ems personnel are going there to help with local ems crews and resources, they will be helping coordinate resources that are there now to help are hurricane relief, joining other maryland responders who have been providing help to hard hit areas. a team of 50 doctors, nurses and paramedics left for new york, to help in medical shelters and hospitals, some working in er departments, others in mobile hospitals set up to care for patients. >> one of the things we have heard that's shocking to me is that the folks on the ground say this is the most incredible event they have seen
the animal air-lift, scores of dogs and cats left homeless by hurricane sandy flown to california, and this is just one of the many surprising acts of kindness for some of sandy's most vulnerable victims. more on that coming up. >> a heartwarming story. >>> we begin with the escalation of violence in the mideast today being met with a possible cease-fire. israel expanded its air assault on gaza as its iron dome defense system protected tel aviv, its most populous city from a hamas rocket attack. we have team coverage this morning. christiane amanpour is in jerusalem, but we begin with alex marquardt in gaza city. alex. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. overnight the israeli air force targeted media buildings here in gaza while the shells not very far from here. the big question, whether a cease-fire will be able to be brokered before israel launches a ground invasion. israeli jets pummeling gaza overnight. two buildings housing hamas and international media were targeted. six journalists were wounded. from the sea, volley after volley of naval artillery hit alleged terror sites.
anchors. >>> that is what's making n >>> we dodged the worst of sandy. >> i think mother nature hates us. >> it feels that way. no surprise that people in new york feel that way. >>> the late latest on how people are surviving. >>> now the election is over and time to focus on the economy. what the president is doing about that today on his friday, november 9th. >>> and thank you for joining us. a long week. >> you think about so much going on the nor'easter, the election, we have been with you every morning. tgif! [ laughter ] >> you want to know what the weather will be like. a lot of spots over that and we're meeting that. 38 degrees. and the winds will slowly start to calm down. nothing like we felt the day before that. >>> the we'll stay this way throughout the day and plenty of sunshine. temperature at 53 degrees. megan and charlie over to you. >>> workers are attempting to fix that water main break. they made some progress by digging up the asphalt to get a look under it. the problem they face is how to close the break. and water was gushing. >>> this will be affecting y
from sandy. as temperatures plummet to 0 below freezing in the storm zone. now all eyes on a nor'easter this week. sam is here with the up to the minute details. >>> dead heat. less than 24 hours in the campaign of history. mitt romney and barack obama campaign around the clock. >>> deadly accident at the zoo. a toddler falls 14 feet into a secured area with a pack of wild dogs. and zookeepers race to fend them off. how did the 2-year-old end up falling into the dangerous den? ♪ give a little bit give a little bit of your love to me ♪ >>> and this morning, after the perfect storm. a powerful response. ♪ give a little bit >> america reaching out to the millions rebuilding their lives. ♪ how you can make a difference. join our entire abc family for a day of day of renewal, a day of beginning. it begins right now, right here, on "gma"! ♪ give a little bit give a little bit of your life for me ♪ ♪ >>> and good morning, everyone. a big monday morning here at "gma." we are kicking off the day of giving on abc. and we are going to be seeing robin roberts with a special me
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